Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick out of hospital after heart stent procedure. He was taken to the hospital for tests after experiencing significant chest pain on Thursday evening. After a number of tests the doctor decided to take just one more and discovered a dangerous heart blockage. A stent was immediately put into place.
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“The Lt. Governor is extremely grateful to the doctors at Methodist Willowbrook for going the extra mile and insisting on that final test. He is feeling great today and he has a prognosis for a long, healthy life. He was released from the hospital and will return to work later this week.”
The Lt. Governor’s office said that Patrick is encouraging Texans to pay close attention to the warning signs regarding heart health.